William Watson: Steve Jobs made billions of dollars improving the lives of millions of people. Was that so evil?

At his death in 2011, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was reportedly worth US$8 billion. Critics of inequality have to confront the problem of Steve Jobs’ wealth. In this excerpt from his new book The Inequality Trap: Fighting Capitalism instead of Poverty, McGill university economist and Post columnist William Watson asks, “How do we feel about Steve…